Conflicting statements by Zamalek basketball officials regarding the team’s participation in the Club World Cup


Yasser Abdel Wahab, the general coach of the first basketball team at Zamalek Club, confirmed that the National Basketball Association “NBA” The Zamalek Basketball team chose to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup, after winning the African Champions League.

Abdel Wahab added, during his previous statements to the “Zamalkawi” program, that Zamalek will be the first Egyptian team to participate in the Club World Cup, which is expected to be held next November, pointing out that Zamalek is the first team to win the African Championship under the auspices of the NBA.

The Zamalek basketball team succeeded in crowning the African Championship title, after defeating the Tunisian Monastir with a score of 63/76, in the tournament held under the supervision of theNBA For the first time, the White Knight won the gold medal and first placeمركز.

While Tariq Al-Saeed, head of the basketball team in Zamalek in Rwanda, denied it, after winning the African Championship, Zamalek Club received an invitation from the NBA To participate in the Club World Cup for Basketball this year, explaining that all the statements that have spread in this regard are false, and it is impossible to organize a world championship for clubs this year in light of the Corona pandemic..

A short while ago, a delegation from the Zamalek basketball team arrived at Cairo International Airport from Rwanda, after winning the African Championship title by defeating the Tunisian Monastir 76/63, in the final of the tournament..

The return of the mission comes after the end of the flight crisis, which caused a delay in the team’s return, as it was scheduled to return on Wednesday, but the cancellation of the flight from Uganda – where the mission is in transit – caused a failure to arrive on time..

Zamalek achieved the full mark in the matches he played in the previous championship matches against: Ferroviaro of Mozambique, Downs of Senegal, Algerian Petroleum, and Cape Verde of Cameroon, in addition to Petro de Luande of Angola, until he met with the Tunisian Monastir..

The list of Zamalek in the tournament includes: Anas Osama, Ahmed Yasser Moody, Mustafa Mishaal, Omar Hisham, Mustafa Kego, Mohab Yasser, Islam Salem, Ahmed Hatem, Haitham Al-Saharti, in addition to 4 professionals, namely: Walter Hodge, Michael Facaud, Shinmelo Elyoung, Moloko Diabat, and the mission is headed by Tariq Saeed.


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